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Scala Dei Prior 2017



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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Appellation:Priorat (Catalonia, Spain)
Winery: Cellers De Scala Dei
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Syrah
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Scala Dei Prior 2017 (£18.90): a red wine from Priorat produced by Cellers De Scala Dei based on the best syrah, garnacha and cabernet sauvignon from 2017. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 89 and peñín: 91.

Description of Scala Dei Prior 2017

Scala Dei Prior 2017 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha and Syrah)


  • View: intense ruby ​​red with garnet and blue touches.
  • Nose: Aroma of spices, red and black fruits such as blackberries or wild and touches of violet and smell of roasted strawberries.
  • Mouth: The flavor contains elegant tannins leaving a silky feel that exploits the licorella flavor and mineral touches leaving a long finish on the palate.

APPELLATION: Priorat (Catalonia, Spain).

VINEYARD: Celler Scala Dei.

GRAPES: Syrah (12.5%), Carignan (20%), Grenache red (55%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (12.5%).

AGEING: Fermentation is controlled and occurs in barrels and then spend 80% to French oak barrels and 20% of them American barrels for 1 year.

PREPARATION: The grapes are carefully chosen, passed through a stripping then go to cold maceration. A year is expected in bottles for marketing and so is at its optimum for tasting.

WINE PAIRING: Its flavor can be combined with roast lamb, ham, game birds, chocolate and red meat.


ALCOHOL: from 13.5 to 15%

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Points and awards

RP89ParkerGP91Peñín 2020 Gold Medal - Best of Show Priorat - Mundus Vini

Reviews of Scala Dei Prior 2017


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4 /5

El Prior de Scala Dei es una clara muestra de los vinos del Priorat. Coupage de Garnacha, Cariñena, Cabernet y Syrah con notable personalidad y el típico carácter mineral de la zona. 12 meses de crianza dan un vino estructurado, potente pero delicado a la vez
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4 /5

- Vista: Rojo intenso de capa alta.
- Nariz: Potentes aromas de frutas de bosque caracteristicos principalmente de la variedad garnacha.
- Boca: Frutoso, goloso, elegante con muy buen cuerpo. Largo y equilibrado.

Crianza: 12 meses en barricas, nuevas de roble francés y americano. Uvas: Garnacha, Cabernet Sauvignon y Syrah
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4 /5

Scala dei Prior Rouge (2017) 750ml, 55% Garnacha, 15% Cariñena, 15% Cabernet sauvignon, 15% Syrah
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Reviews of other vintages of Scala Dei Prior 2017020150201402013


This wine is made with priooratinas historical varieties Garnacha, Carignan, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Carignan Grenache and comes from old vines between 35 and 60 years licorella planted on terraces between 500 and 800 meters. The harvest is manual. vineyards located in different terraces are chosen and this allows a wealth of nuances once vinified separately all varieties in the cellar. All the grapes go through the selection table. After the alcoholic fermentation, the wine went to barrel where malolactic fermentation took place. Aging in selected French oak barrels mostly all new and single use. Then made a bottle aging a year. This wine will evolve favorably over the next 7-10 years when stored under appropriate conditions.
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Charles Walcott


Bright cherry colour, high layer. Toasty and tobacco aromas. Very light and complex.
The best one to enjoy it with a good serrano ham.
I celebrated a special occasion with Scala Dei Prior and my partner.
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Peter Samuels


Me and my clients from Priorat have taste it together.
Red with violet edges. Toffee notes can be appreciated. It improved with a little more coldness.
It pairs good with a strong flavoured fish.
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Charles Walcott
Scala Dei Prior Criança 2013

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